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. >>> a good week to be here in the bay area. oracle world, fleet week, america's cup, everyone wants to hang out even these guys. a pair of frolicking humpback whales. our nbc chopper spotted the pair today hanging out near the surface and spouting off. the whales swam around for a half hour. got a good look at the san francisco skyline and headed back out to sea to continue their migration past the golden gate bridge. >>> an unusual and slow moving sight. >>> a simple step that could have serious health benefits. >> i'm scott budman. take two for a tech giant and the new tablet computer and second act for a famous squatter who now has a company of his own. that's next. ♪ just put a little bit of yourself ♪ ♪ in everything you do [ female announcer ] add your own ingredients to hamburger helper for a fresh take on a quick, delicious meal. it's one box with hundreds of possibilities. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant >>> a lot going on in the tech world including another shot in the tablet wars. this
and bakeries next year. >>> san francisco mayor ed lee is scheduled to make welcoming remarks at oracle's 2012 conference tonight. more than 50,000 people are expected to tearnldz the event -- attended the event in san francisco. oracle's c.e.o. is expected to announce a revamp of the company's database system at that event. oracle is also expected to reveal new servers for computing. >>> you may want to check the status of your flight if you're flying out of san francisco international airport today. one of the primary runways is closed and that could cause some delays. this is the final weekend of the runway closures for work to install new lights and safety features. airport officials say air traffic should return to normal by tomorrow morning. today is a spare the air day. officials are asking people to avoid driving or using gas powered equipment in order to cut down on unhealthy air pollution. people are also being asked to take public transit or use other alternatives such as carpooling. >>> so if yesterday you're thinking to yourself the weather is great but would like it a smidge warm
to face president oe be ma. >>> oracle's open world 2012 has kicked off. what larry ellison debuted at today's event. >>> as residents fume on the latest fire in richmond, we learned lawmakers are getting ready to make a pitch to the refinery. the project at stake. >>> many people living in richmond have been highly critical of chevron following that recent mass ive fire at the refinery. ktvu has learned that the city will reach out to chevron hoping that the oil company will help revitalize the area. the city council is expected to make that request later this week in a story you will only see on 2. >> reporter: look in downtown richmond and you will see the signs, richmond welcomes lbnl. a major gift that the city wants to build upon with chevron. >> we're urging chevron to help create a research campus in richmond most particularly at marina bay because that's where berkeley labs are coming in. >> reporter: tom butts says the idea is with lawrence berkeley labs and chevron marina bay could become a mayor green tech center instead of what it is. a collection of empty office buildi
to face president oe be ma. >>> oracle's open world 2012 has kicked off. [ male announcer ] this is the opposite of subliminal advertising... there's no subtext... just tacos. yeah, it's our job to make you want it. but honestly... it's not that hard. old el paso. when you gotta have mexican. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver. only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. >>> many people living in richmond have been highly critical of chevron following that recent mass ive fire at the refinery. ktvu has learned that the city wi
this ban. >>> what's still ahead for the estimated 50,000 attendees at the oracle world conference in san francisco. what appears on the surface to be an understated example of unequaled american achievement, is actually an extremely sophisticated apparatus of goodness and flavor, bonded together by a perfectly aged, all natural, tasty... gooey... blanket of love. >>> the you city of -- the city of richmond is set to reach out to chevron. this follows weeks of criticism after the massive fire at the refinefully august. the city wants chevron to help create a research campus at the marina bay. city council believes this could be a green tech center. >> i mean, chevron has sort of acknowledged that -- in a number of ways that -- that they want to increase their presence in richmond. >> the city council is expected to make their request tomorrow. chevron has said it is not in a position to make any long-term investment decision until a plan to modernize it is successfully submitted. >>> pg&e crews want to warn people of possible odors say near highway 280 and edgewood road. and this is part
francisco begins tomorrow. oracle's open world will be held at mosconi center. more than 50,000 people are expected to attend that conference. it will include discussions about industry trends and future technology. oracle ceo larry ellison is expected to unveil a new database system. open world runs through next thursday. >>> for the first time, insta gram is reporting more users than twitter. the free photo sharing app reported having 7.3 million daily users in august. a big jump from march when it had less than 900,000 users. twitter had just 6.9 million users in august. >>>a security flaw may be putting cell phone users with google's android operating system at risk of losing their data. security researchers say opening a link that contains malicious code could trigger an attack that destroys the phone's memory card, erasing contents, music and photos. reservers say google has had a fix since learning about the problem this summer but hasn't publicized it. >>> los angeles want process football back. the l.a. city council has unanimously approved a plan to build a 72,000 seat stadiu
. here is your warning. oracle open world will be at the moscone center starting tomorrow through wednesday. nearly 50,000 people are expected to attend the conference. parts of howard and taylor streets are scheduled to be closed, and several munni lines are being rerouted as well. plan for draft delays south of market near the moscone sunday sunday through wednesday. you've been warned. and it's going to be hot. >> that's true. >> thanks for joining us. for nbc bay area news at 11:00. "saturday night live" is up next with mick jagger. good night. food for 4 bucks. yeah... think they made a mistake? i don't know - maybe. the fried cheese melt is back for just 4 bucks. 1 of 4 big 4-dollar meals on the 2-4-6-8 value menu. only at denny's. open all night. >>> this is pbs. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> thank you. thank you, thank you, thank you. well, it's spring again. and as you well know, spring not only brings flowers but also romantic love. t
and oracle. >> michael pace is manager of the hotel next to the convention 50,000 just for that. wednesday night, pearl jam plays their party on treasure island. it means more people in town, businesses are up, cabbies aren't complaining. >> niners have a home game. so does stanford. >> this will probably be the best week at sir atlanta system drake. >> he compares it to the a superbowl. every part of the tourist business he is gearing up to take advantage which starts off in beautiful fashion. >> it's very wonderful, yes. >> it's like this all the time here? >> oh, yeah. >> reporter: having fun with the tourists and they are in for a lot of fun if they stick around this week. >> dan: we're glad they are here. we have complete guide on online to this event. go to abc7newsom and click on see it on tv for information on where to go and how to get there. there are resources to help you avoid the traffic jams in and around the city. coming up next. diaper shortage. why some parents may want to stock up now. plus.... >> it was sad it had n been tohed for yars. >>heebihf vant s frcisco chches b
this for a while now for at least much of this week started last week, oracle open world they have those street closures on howard between 3rd and 4th causing bad traffic tie-ups south of market. it is no longer a "spare the air" day even though it's going to be hot again. we'll talk to lawrence in a minute. but yeah, no "spare the air" but you can always use mass transit. so far there's no delay. we'll go outside show you some live traffic cameras. here's a live look at the south 101, near mckee in san jose and a few more cars hitting the roads at 5:15. taillights are moving southbound. northbound traffic looks good this morning heading towards santa clara. we'll get a quick look at the san mateo bridge now where westbound 92 taillights that's the commute direction. so far looks great out towards the high-rise. 14 minutes out of hayward towards the other side. that's a check of your time- saver traffic. here's lawrence. >> you were loving it yesterday a lot of folks loving to see the heat for a while now. looks like this will be it and things will be changing. we're mild outside now, skies mos
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